User ktwounds, who is legally blind in the state of Texas (as he points out, the standards vary from state to state), notes that "voice and personality are the two major traits I 'look' for.
This may be a blunt way to put it but as far as figure is concerned — once you get to that point it's rather amazing to me that what feels the best to the touch (curves) isn't really what many find appealing to the eye.
But, at the same time, I get a little bit of conversation in to see if we are hitting it off.” Jolliff, 29, has been blind since birth due to what’s known as Leber Congenital Amaurosis, a hereditary disorder in which most of the rods and cone cells in Jolliff’s retinas never developed.
Her world isn’t pitch-black, but weak muscles keep Jolliff’s eyes mostly shut.
Naturally as the voice on the wind speaks before a storm, within yourself, we all have a voice on the wind.
Be prepared to make adjustments However all the sensitivity in the world cannot make you wish away certain limitations that dating a blind person will involved.
So if you are thinking of asking someone nice who happens to be blind or are already dating a visually challenged person, here are a few things to keep in mind.
Learn to deal with others’ reactions At the very outset, learn to deal with negative reactions from some people around you.
Taking pictures “isn’t even something that crosses my mind,” she says. Last fall, Jolliff signed up for e Harmony and Ok Cupid.
“I want the ‘deeper’ connection that sites like e Harmony and to an extent, Ok Cupid, can bring,” Jolliff says.